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Femme Scholars Series - March 17 with Allison Taylor

17 March 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

"You Have To Have A Pretty Face": Queer Fat Femme Negotiations Of Fat Femininity


Co-Sponsored by Sexuality Studies

Allison Taylor is a PhD candidate in the department of Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies at York University. Taylor’s SSHRC-funded, doctoral research explores queer fat femme identities, embodiments, and negotiations of femmephobia, fatphobia, and other intersecting oppressions in a Canadian context. Her research interests include fat studies, critical femininity studies, queer theory, and critical disability studies. Her work has been published in places such as Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society, Psychology & Sexuality, the Journal of Lesbian Studies, and The Routledge International.